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Title The pathology of cardiac transplantation : a clinical and pathological perspective / Ornella Leone, Annalisa Angelini, Patrick Bruneval, Luciano Potena, editors.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xx, 450 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Springer Medicine eBooks 2016 English+International
Contents Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Contributors; Part I: Introduction; 1: Cardiac Transplantation and the Contribution of Pathology; 1.1 Background; 1.2 Prior to Cardiac Transplantation; 1.3 Heart Donation and Peritransplant Pathologies; 1.4 The Multiple Faces of Rejection; 1.4.1 Acute Cellular Rejection; 1.4.2 Antibody-Mediated Rejection; 1.4.3 The Biopsy and Noninvasive Markers of Acute Rejection; 1.4.4 Chronic Rejection; 1.5 Nonrejection Pathology; 1.6 Scope of the Pathology Service; 1.7 Ensuring High Standards of Practice in Pathology; References
Part II: Prior to Cardiac Transplantation2: Advanced End-Stage Heart Failure: Epidemiology and Management; 2.1 Definition and Epidemiology; 2.2 Management; 2.2.1 Medical Treatment; 2.2.2 Electric Therapy and Other Implantable Devices; 2.2.3 Mechanical Circulatory Support; 2.2.4 Other Surgical Therapies; 2.2.5 Palliative Treatment; 2.2.6 Transplantation; References; 3: Mechanical Circulatory Support in End-Stage Heart Failure: Bridge to Transplantation and Destination Therapy; 3.1 Background; 3.2 Devices; 3.2.1 Left Ventricular Devices (Extracorporeal, Implantable)
3.2.2 Biventricular Devices (Extracorporeal, Implantable) Pulsatile Extracorporeal BVAD (Berlin Heart Excor); Continuous-Flow Implantable BVAD; 3.2.3 Total Artificial Heart; 3.3 Survival, Long-Term Effects, and Complications; 3.3.1 Thrombo-embolic and Bleeding Complications; 3.3.2 Pump Malfunction; 3.3.3 Effects of Pulseless Continuous-Flow Circulation (Aortic Valve, End-Organs, Blood Components); 3.3.4 Exit Site Driveline or Cannula- Related Infection; References; 4: Clinical Indications for Heart Transplantation; 4.1 Background; 4.2 Prognostic Assessment
4.3 Recipient Selection Criteria4.4 Risk Factors and Contraindications to Heart Transplantation; 4.4.1 Pulmonary Hypertension and Vasoreactivity Test; 4.4.2 Potential Contraindications and Risk Factors of Poor Survival for Heart Transplantation; 4.4.3 Special Considerations; Renal Dysfunction; Malignancies and Infections; Comorbidities; Psychosocial Evaluation; 4.5 Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS); References; 5: Pathologies Encountered in Explanted Native Hearts; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Ischemic Heart Disease
5.2.1 Background and Incidence in Explanted Hearts5.2.2 Specific Technical Pathology Points; Examination of Coronary Arteries; Evaluation of Stents; Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts; Examination of Myocardium; 5.2.3 Pathologic Substrates; Coronary Atherosclerosis; Histopathological Classification; Pathologic Assessing of Stenosis Degree in Coronary Atherosclerosis; Coronary Luminal Thrombus Formation; Healed Plaque Rupture and Total Occlusion; Coronary Stents; In Stent Neo-Intima Formation; Late Stent Thrombosis; In Stent Neo-atherosclerosis
Notes Includes index.
Other author Leone, Ornella, editor.
Angelini, Annalisa, editor.
Bruneval, Patrick, editor.
Potena, Luciano, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Heart -- Transplantation.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319463865